Editor’s Picks

Cinderella square

A Magical Red Carpet Experience and Advance Screening of Disney’s Cinderella

Win a family 4-pack of tickets to the exclusive, one-time-only advance screening of Disney’s Cinderella, Sunday, March 8 at 3pm. This red carpet experience and screening will take place at the Disney Main Theater at the Historic Walt Disney Studios located at 500 S. Buena Vista St. Burbank, California. Walk the red carpet and enjoy this classic fairy tale with complimentary popcorn and water in … Read Article


Send Us Your Story of a Great Dad Hero!

Last year around this time, we asked you for the lowdown on a few remarkable dads and created a contest we call “Dad Heroes.” We received dozens of nominations from all over L.A., praising the virtues of stay-at-home dads, dads who worked all day but still found time to chair their school’s PTA, dads who soldiered on despite life-threatening illness, dads who cooked, cleaned, helped with homework, … Read Article

Lanai Road Elementary Gala 2014

The Parents’ Voice: Key To School Success

When my husband and I bought our house in a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood in the west San Fernando Valley, we assumed our kids would eventually attend the local elementary school just down the street. But our tour a year before our oldest daughter was about to enter kindergarten left us feeling disappointed and panicked. Test scores were below average, enrichment programs such as art and music … Read Article

Zoo SN Square

Zoo Outreach Program Makes Special-Needs Classrooms Go Wild

A classroom for students with mild, moderate and severe learning disabilities turned into a zoo for a day at Granada Hills Charter High School as the Los Angeles Zoo brought critters and crawlers with their Special Needs Education Outreach Program. Students with disabilities were able to interact with live animals while learning about their habitats from tactile biofacts. The trained zoo docents … Read Article